On Sunday, July 31, a suspected Boko Haram leader was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.
According to the reports, the suspected Boko Haram leader was arrested in the Ijaye area of Abeokuta.
An eyewitness to the reporters that the suspected terrorist arrived in Abeokuta from Katsina, and took up a security job at Ijaye while gathering intelligence for terrorist attacks. He reportedly moved to Abeokuta to set up a terrorist cell for kidnapping and terror attacks.
Following intelligence gathering, the gun-wielding security operatives stormed his hideout and picked him up.
“It was not an easy ride. Intelligence and the grace of God were sufficient for the operatives. There are still many of them around, but we are on top of our game,” the source said.